A community reception will be hosted Christmas Day by several of the town’s religious congregations.

The event, free and open to the public, will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 25 at Saugatuck Congregational Church, 245 Post Road East. Co-sponsoring the reception are Temple Israel, the Unitarian Church in Westport and the United Methodist Church of Westport/Weston.

A light lunch and holiday treats will be servedto guests, and music will be performed by Bob Cooper and Suzanne Sheridan.

“Christmas is a time to celebrate love and good fellowship. So, on behalf of our partners, we are delighted to announce the 2015 Christmas Day Community Reception," Robert Mitchell, the reception chairman, said in publicity for the event.

Anyone who needs a ride to/from the event, or who would like food delivered, should call Saugatuck Congregational Church at 203-227-1261.